“Skerry's Blue-Eyed Jane”


The singer rides up to a "lovely maid," and asks if she will come away with him. She refuses; she loves another. He says her love is married. She says he lies, and if her love were here, he would slay the singer. The singer reveals that he is her love

Cross references


  1. SHenry H737, pp. 309-310, "Skerry's Blue-Eyed Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3816
  3. BI, HHH737


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1938 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland